The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 28 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Perl 106 138 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.44% 7.37% 11.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.24% 10.96% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 97 111 181
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
943 1259 1272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.18% 67.25% 70.43%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1085 1168
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 180 (82.57%) Python
2 151 (69.27%) Linux
3 97 (44.50%) C++
4 92 (42.20%) C
5 79 (36.24%) SQL
6 70 (32.11%) UNIX
7 63 (28.90%) Degree
8 62 (28.44%) HTML
9 58 (26.61%) Bash Shell
10 53 (24.31%) Java
10 53 (24.31%) MySQL
11 48 (22.02%) PHP
12 45 (20.64%) Windows
13 43 (19.72%) JavaScript
13 43 (19.72%) Software Engineering
14 39 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (16.51%) Apache
16 34 (15.60%) XML
17 32 (14.68%) Electronics
17 32 (14.68%) Computer Science
18 30 (13.76%) Tomcat
19 29 (13.30%) Mentoring
20 27 (12.39%) OO
21 25 (11.47%) Eclipse
21 25 (11.47%) C#
22 24 (11.01%) Firewall
23 23 (10.55%) Internet
23 23 (10.55%) Ruby
24 22 (10.09%) CentOS
25 21 (9.63%) Test Scripting

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (16.51%) Apache
2 30 (13.76%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.21%) IIS
3 7 (3.21%) JBoss
4 6 (2.75%) Zope
4 6 (2.75%) Plone
4 6 (2.75%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.29%) nginx
5 5 (2.29%) CMS
5 5 (2.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.92%) Node.js
6 2 (0.92%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.46%) Lync
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Project
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) SaaS
2 10 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.01%) Firewall
2 23 (10.55%) Internet
3 18 (8.26%) DNS
4 14 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.96%) SSL
6 10 (4.59%) HTTP
7 8 (3.67%) Wireless
8 6 (2.75%) Intranet
9 5 (2.29%) Bluetooth
9 5 (2.29%) ZigBee
9 5 (2.29%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.83%) LDAP
10 4 (1.83%) DHCP
10 4 (1.83%) SAN
11 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.38%) SNMP
11 3 (1.38%) SMTP
11 3 (1.38%) Network Security
12 2 (0.92%) 802.15
12 2 (0.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.31%) MySQL
2 21 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.59%) MariaDB
5 8 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.75%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.29%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.29%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.29%) Big Data
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.38%) Firebird
10 1 (0.46%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (11.47%) Eclipse
2 16 (7.34%) JIRA
2 16 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.05%) Selenium
5 9 (4.13%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.13%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.67%) CruiseControl
7 7 (3.21%) Subversion
8 6 (2.75%) QADirector
8 6 (2.75%) TestNG
8 6 (2.75%) Mockito
8 6 (2.75%) SCons
9 3 (1.38%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.92%) GCC
10 2 (0.92%) GDB
11 1 (0.46%) TestLink
11 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
General
1 32 (14.68%) Electronics
2 11 (5.05%) Marketing
3 5 (2.29%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.29%) Advertising
3 5 (2.29%) Games
4 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.83%) Finance
5 3 (1.38%) Automotive
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Military
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (30.28%) Developer
2 48 (22.02%) Software Engineer
3 30 (13.76%) Software Developer
4 28 (12.84%) Administrator
5 26 (11.93%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (11.47%) Linux Administrator
7 24 (11.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (7.80%) Senior Technical Author
8 17 (7.80%) Author
8 17 (7.80%) Technical Author
8 17 (7.80%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.88%) Web Developer
10 14 (6.42%) Test Engineer
11 13 (5.96%) Tester
12 12 (5.50%) Consultant
13 11 (5.05%) Graduate
13 11 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (4.13%) Programmer
15 9 (4.13%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.44%) HTML
2 34 (15.60%) XML
3 21 (9.63%) CSS
4 18 (8.26%) jQuery
5 17 (7.80%) XSLT
6 16 (7.34%) Web Services
7 10 (4.59%) JSP
8 9 (4.13%) SOAP
8 9 (4.13%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.21%) J2EE
9 7 (3.21%) HTML5
9 7 (3.21%) REST
10 6 (2.75%) Spring
10 6 (2.75%) Swing
11 5 (2.29%) POSIX
11 5 (2.29%) Direct3D
11 5 (2.29%) OpenCL
11 5 (2.29%) OpenGL ES
12 4 (1.83%) FastCGI
12 4 (1.83%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.68%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.88%) Mathematics
3 14 (6.42%) Visualisation
4 12 (5.50%) Informatics
5 11 (5.05%) Physics
6 10 (4.59%) LIMS
6 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.59%) Internet of Things
6 10 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.59%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.13%) Statistics
8 7 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.75%) User Experience
9 6 (2.75%) Robotics
9 6 (2.75%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.29%) Verilog
10 5 (2.29%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.83%) Replication
12 3 (1.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 151 (69.27%) Linux
2 70 (32.11%) UNIX
3 45 (20.64%) Windows
4 22 (10.09%) CentOS
5 9 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.13%) Debian
6 7 (3.21%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.21%) Android
7 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.72%) Software Engineering
2 39 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.30%) Mentoring
4 27 (12.39%) OO
5 21 (9.63%) Automated Testing
5 21 (9.63%) Test Scripting
6 20 (9.17%) Line Management
7 19 (8.72%) SDLC
8 17 (7.80%) Coaching
8 17 (7.80%) Web Development
8 17 (7.80%) Content Management
9 16 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.42%) Open Source
11 13 (5.96%) Manual Testing
11 13 (5.96%) Scrum
12 12 (5.50%) Workflow
12 12 (5.50%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.05%) Load Balancing
13 11 (5.05%) MVC
13 11 (5.05%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 180 (82.57%) Python
2 97 (44.50%) C++
3 92 (42.20%) C
4 79 (36.24%) SQL
5 58 (26.61%) Bash Shell
6 53 (24.31%) Java
7 48 (22.02%) PHP
8 43 (19.72%) JavaScript
9 25 (11.47%) C#
10 23 (10.55%) Ruby
11 14 (6.42%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.21%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.29%) Haskell
13 5 (2.29%) R
13 5 (2.29%) Go
14 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.83%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.38%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (28.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) LPIC
2 3 (1.38%) PhD
2 3 (1.38%) RHCE
3 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (4.13%) Varnish
2 8 (3.67%) KVM
2 8 (3.67%) Postfix
2 8 (3.67%) Xen
3 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.29%) qmail
4 5 (2.29%) Docker
4 5 (2.29%) LXC
4 5 (2.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (1.83%) Firmware
5 4 (1.83%) Squid
6 3 (1.38%) iptables
7 2 (0.92%) NFS
7 2 (0.92%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (3.67%) Puppet
2 7 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.21%) HAProxy
3 5 (2.29%) Mesos
3 5 (2.29%) systemd
4 2 (0.92%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.92%) Ansible
4 2 (0.92%) Salt
4 2 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (9.17%) Red Hat
2 17 (7.80%) Perforce
3 11 (5.05%) VMware
4 8 (3.67%) Oracle
5 6 (2.75%) Coverity
5 6 (2.75%) Tableau
6 5 (2.29%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.83%) Sun
8 3 (1.38%) IBM
8 3 (1.38%) Vertica
9 2 (0.92%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.92%) SAP
9 2 (0.92%) HP
9 2 (0.92%) Dell
10 1 (0.46%) Sybase
10 1 (0.46%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + GREAT BASE + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
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Accumuli
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago